Altogether 24 local staff, most from the Maratua Atoll are taking care of all the needs of the guests on a daily basis. Thanks to them a relaxing stay is granted.


23, from Wonogiri, Jawa, Cook

Everyone just call him Dimas. He did a 3 year advanced program at the International Hotel School in Surabaya and makes the guests happy in the Nunukan kitchen since spring 2019


21, Semarang, Jawa, Service Restaurant / Bar 

Our sunshine is always in good mood when she is serving the finger licking food to our guests.


28, Medan, Sumatra, Masseur, General Helper

Since March 2016 Arifin is a diligent worker on Nunukan. He is educated massagist and offers brilliant massages. When he is not busy in our Spa, he helps our everywhere on the island. 


27, Maratua, Housekeeping, Garden 

Boyo is our youngster, since June 2015 joining here.  Already in the morning he takes care that the island is cleaned up. Sometimes he is also helping in the garden as he has lots of experience in this field too.


37, Maratua, Captain, General Helper.

Since October 2009 is Cawin part of the Nunukan team. He got the nickname “Captain Sing“ because often he likes to sing at work. He is mostly captain of our day trip boat.




36, Maratua, Technician, Compressor. 

Darno had his 10 years anniversary in 2018 at Nunukan and is very reliable taking care that the diving tanks are filled with 200 bar every day. He is also responsible that we never run out of power or water supply.


21, from Batangan, Java, Cook

Since 2019 Doni is member of the kitchen team. Like Dimas, also he finished the 3 year advanced program at IHS and he is the perfect one when it comes to deserts and he is amazing good in carving fruits


42, Sulawesi, married on Maratua, Captain, General Helper. 

Donli is on the island since March 2014. Often he drives the diving boat for halfday- and fulldaytrips, but can also be spotted in the garden or at maintenance work.


42, Sulawesi. The craftsman…

Dulla was already on Nunukan before the first bungalow was built. He decisively took part in building the whole resort and since opening he is responsible for the general maintenance. 


24, born in Malaysia, raised in Sulawesi, Darno` Helper

Eras started on Nunukan in June 2016 in the service team, but left again for studies. Now newly he is back with a new challenge – he is doing an apprenticeship with Darno and eagerly helps him with all technical matters.




37, Maratua, Service Restaurant / Bar 

2011 Fitri got employed in the staff kitchen. After 1 year she changed to guest service. In between she supports the kitchen team and got the service for restaurant & bar under her control.


18, from Makassar, Sulawesi, Staffcook

The youngest in the team but as important as everyone. Kiki is making our staff satisfied 3 times a day with good tasty food in the canteen.


34, Maratua, Cook 

Kasim is the baking chef in our guest kitchen. He is more than 10 years on Nunukan now. Kasim knows all our dishes by heart and has a great personality. 


41, Maratua, Housekeeping 

From September 2012 to 2014 Nardi took care of our garden. Nowadays he is waiting patiently for the guests to have breakfast so he can clean their bungalow. He is also the laundry man....


27, Maratua, Allrounder

Also Obey was start as a daily worker and as we could see that he can do almost everything we gave him the chance to work with us in 2018


27, Sulawesi, Nightguard 

The torchlight you might see at night belongs to our nightguard Ponding. Since September 2015 he watches out at night for the boats, protects the new turtle eggs and reports next day, if one of the walkway lights fails.


20, Toraja, Sulawesi,  Housekeeping 

He is one of our youngest staff member and new in the team since March 2019

He is well integrated in the "cleaning team"


from Maratua, Boatscaptain, Genreral Helper

Since spring 2018 you can see Rendi in the front of our dive boats but also you can met him with a broom in the garden.


28, from Sulawesi, Bootcrew, General Helper


He start his adventure here in summer 2018 as we where busy and where looking for daily workers. He did his job well and that's why he is under contract with us since autumn 2018


22, Surabaya, Java, Service Restaurant / Bar. 

Since 2018 he is our “newbie”. Right out of hotel school from Surabaya, first time away from home, he perfectly masters the challenge to give best service to our guests. Guests and colleagues like him a lot.


27, from Maratua, Technician, Compressor

Sul is actually a employee from Virgin Cocoa. Together with Darno he is mainly responsible for the Generators and the Compressors. He definitely has 2 right hands and can do some repairing as well.


44, Toraja, Sulawesi, Chef de Service 

Since the opening of Nunukan Island Resort in August 2008 Yohanis belongs to the island. He is head of our service team and due to his excellent English skills coordinator between management and staff and local authorities.